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"Hiaasen's latest thriller is his funniest and sharpest novel to date. Set in a south Florida swarming with ripoff artists, crooked cops, nude sunbathers and corrupt politicians, it features a Mafia-connected plastic surgeon with butterfingers, a bitchy Hollywood starlet, a remarkably inept hit man and a pompous TV journalist 'nationally famous for getting beaten up on camera,' " said PW. Author tour.
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Of the two Hiaasen books I've read so far, I rate this a slight notch below Stormy Weather. This book is still very funny and highly entertaining, but Stormy Weather brings the... Read morePublished on Dec 2 2007 by Bookophile
SKIN TIGHT has a tad bit (ok, a lot) of naughtiness and deaths of characters. Otherwise, the sick humor and the strange and funny events will keep you laughing. Read morePublished on March 28 2006 by Eric L. Neggilfan
Some one is out to kill Mick Stranahan, a retired state investigator. He kills an intruder with a trophy spearfish, and soon afterward, his ex-wife is drowned. Read morePublished on April 19 2005 by Janet
Sleazy plastic surgeons- stupid criminals- insanely vacuous socialites- all are at home in the South Florida that belongs to Carl Hiaasen. Read morePublished on March 28 2004 by K. J. Blake
Carl Hiaasen is a one of a kind of author. His books are so unique that at first you'll be taken aback by the writing, the sarcasm, the wit. Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2004
I really loved this story. The characters were well-developed and the plot had me eagerly wanting to read more! (I'm a fan!)Published on Feb. 15 2004 by Diane McDonald
My brother gave me this book, and it's the first Hiassen book I've read, and I give it two thumbs up. This author is truly hilarious! Read morePublished on Dec 26 2003
While I was reading Skin Tight, someone asked me what the book was about. As I tried to describe the basic storyline, I realized that the plot is not only hard to explain but... Read morePublished on Sept. 19 2003 by nielsenmat